Stool, atamira, Cook Islands
Lot 125
Stool, atamira, Cook Islands
Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Stool, atamira, Cook Islands
length 17in (43cm)
finely carved from a singular block of tamanu wood, the seat of arched rectangular design rising from four curved cylindrical legs with flat, spade-shaped feet.

Mr. Crowley, Postmaster General of Rarotonga, 1930's, gifted to him by a high-ranking ariiki (chief).

Cf. Kaeppler (2010: fig. 325)

  1. Fredric Backlar
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